Two-timeis acknowledging a federal inquiry into his campaign funds. Well it's about time. Edwards' campaign funds have been suspect for years now, ever since his relations with the Saudis became public, ever since it was found that he used them to pay for trysts with his mistress Rielle Hunter. John Edwards has conned Americans for way too long now, the guy belongs in prison.
Edwards said in a statement obtained by The Associated Press on Sunday that he is confident no campaign funds were used improperly. He says he has made people and information available to resolve the issue in a timely manner.
The News & Observer of Raleigh was first to report that Edwards acknowledged the investigation.
A range of nonprofit and political groups that have been linked to Edwards have been under public scrutiny, including payments hismade to a woman with whom he had an affair. Edwards acknowledged the affair in August.
U.S. Attorney George Holding has said he won't confirm or deny whether an investigation is ongoing.